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Girou Early Origins



The surname Girou was first found in Languedoc where this celebrated family held a family seat from ancient times.

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Girou Spelling Variations


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Girou Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Giroux, Giroulx, Giroud, Girous, Girout, Giroult, Giroust, Girou, Geroux, Geroulx, Gerrou, Jiroux, Jeroux, Gurule and many more.

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Girou Early History


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Girou Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Girou research. Another 587 words (42 lines of text) covering the years 1464, 1590, 1667, 1724, 1610, 1600, 1700, 1791, 1628 and 1711 are included under the topic Early Girou History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Girou Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Girou Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Girou Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Girou Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Louis Girou, who settled in the parish of Saint-Laurent, Quebec, in 1725

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Contemporary Notables of the name Girou (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Girou (post 1700)



  • Denis Girou, American PostScript developer, known for his work on PSTricks, a set of macros

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Girou Family Crest Products


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Girou Family Crest Products




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See Also


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See Also




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Guérard, Albert Léon. France: a Modern History. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1959. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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    The Girou Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Girou Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 25 May 2015 at 08:53.

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